New York Times, Tuesday, June 3, 2003

Author: Judy Cole
Editor: Will Shortz
Judy Cole
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQWZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Cole. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2003, The New York Times
Across Down
1. O'Neill's "Desire Under the ___" : ELMS
5. Peak : ACME
9. Hayloft stack : BALES
14. With 23-Across, crimson : BEET
15. Horse's pace : GAIT
16. Speedy train : ACELA
17. The "I" of "The King and I" : ANNA
18. Not limited to roads : ALLTERRAIN
20. "Absolutely, guaranteed" : YOUBETYOURLIFE
22. Big Apple subway, with "the" : LEX
23. See 14-Across : RED
24. Barbecuers' equipment : GRILLS
28. Kind of weight : TROY
30. Queen of the fairies : MAB
33. Spooky : EERIE
34. Oracle : SEER
35. Directed : BADE
36. "Definitely worth getting" : THEPRICEISRIGHT
39. Beats the backside of : TANS
40. "___ Yankees" : DAMN
41. Like it ___ : ORNOT
42. Award bestowed by a queen: Abbr. : OBE
43. Paper mates : PENS
44. Comfort : SOLACE
45. Tide alternative : ERA
46. Peter, Paul and Mary: Abbr. : STS
47. "As a matter of fact ..." : TOTELLTHETRUTH
55. "Star Wars" weapon : LIGHTSABER
56. Sporting sword : EPEE
57. Wading bird : EGRET
58. Self-involved : VAIN
59. 007 : BOND
60. A bit drunk : BEERY
61. Refuges : ARKS
62. Raggedy fellow : ANDY
1. Cyberauction house : EBAY
2. Late-night host : LENO
3. Waiter's handout : MENU
4. Attempt : STAB
5. Playing marbles : AGATES
6. Flower part : CALYX
7. Venus de ___ : MILO
8. Caesar's words to Brutus : ETTU
9. Beef ___ soup : BARLEY
10. Pungent : ACRID
11. Browse (through) : LEAF
12. Author Wiesel : ELIE
13. ___ Diego : SAN
19. Goofs : ERRORS
21. "Oklahoma!" aunt : ELLER
24. Really irk : GETTO
25. Place to kick a habit : REHAB
26. Singer Cara : IRENE
27. They're kissable : LIPS
28. Swarms : TEEMS
29. Check : REIN
30. ___ Carta : MAGNA
31. Kind of committee : ADHOC
32. Davis of "All About Eve" : BETTE
34. Computerized photo : SCAN
35. Engage in logrolling : BIRL
37. Paradigms : IDEALS
38. Perch : ROOST
43. Comely : PRETTY
44. Isaac and Howard : STERNS
45. Early anesthetic : ETHER
46. Arab chief : SHEIK
47. Buster Brown's four-legged friend : TIGE
48. Shrek, e.g. : OGRE
49. Hot rock : LAVA
50. Ski lift : TBAR
51. Country artist McEntire : REBA
52. Atop : UPON
53. Take care of : TEND
54. Actress Lamarr : HEDY
55. Isr. neighbor : LEB

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